What's open and closed during COVID-19

The next phase of the state's COVID-19 response, Stay Safe MN, began Wednesday, June 10.

Some City facilities remain closed to the public, but many services are available online, via mail or via phone. Please call 952-563-8700 or visit the appropriate page of this website before visiting any City facilities.

This information changes often. Please call to confirm the information on this page before you visit. 

What's open

Many City services are available online. Garbage and recycling service continues without interruption.

What's closed/rescheduled 


All classes and events are canceled until further notice.

Artistry/Bloomington Center for the Arts

  • All events are canceled until further notice

Bloomington Leadership Program

  • Cancelled 

Book'Em Used Book Sale

Citywide garage sale

  • Cancelled

CNU Legacy Project

  • Postponed until further notice

Creekside Annual Plant Exchange

  • Cancelled

Creekside Community Center

  • Closed until further notice

National Night Out

Old Cedar Avenue Bridge Celebration

  • Postponed until 2021

Parks and Recreation

  • All events are cancelled until further notice

Veteran recognition events (November)

  • Tentative


Bloomington Civic Plaza

  • Please call 952-563-8700 to confirm available services.

Bloomington Center for the Arts

  • Closed until further notice

Bloomington Family Aquatic Center

  • Closed for 2020

Bloomington Police Department lobby/entrance

  • Closed until further notice

Creekside Community Center                                                                                   

  • Closed until further notice

Golf courses

Old Town Hall

  • Closed until further notice

Pond House

  • Closed until further notice

Public Works Building

  • Please call 952-563-8700 to confirm available services.


  • City Council regular and study meetings and Planning Commission meetings are being held electronically.
    • Public meetings of advisory boards and commissions are canceled until further notice, unless time sensitive action must be taken. Some board and commission meetings are being held electronically. Login instructions will be posted to the calendar listing.
    The next City Council meeting is currently scheduled for Monday, July 6 at 7 p.m.

Parks and Recreation Programming


  • Adaptive Softball
  • Adult summer sports leagues
  • Arts in the Parks
  • Camp Kota
  • Dakota Language Camp
  • Mini View
  • River Rendezvous
  • Safety Boot Camp
  • Summer Adventure Playgrounds
  • Summer Fete
  • The View

Closed for the season

Remaining open

Bloomington’s outdoor spaces remain open, offering opportunities for residents to stay active and connected as a community during these uncertain times. This includes community gardens and canoe racks.

To keep them open, accessible and safe, we strongly urge everyone to use our parks, trails, and park amenities responsibly.

To provide the public with access to more resources for online activities, the City now has an online resource. The Recreation Experience Center (REC) is a resource for fun, engaging, inclusive, and accessible recreation activities.


Bloomington Community Access Television (BCAT)

  • Closed until further notice

Bloomington Fire Department

  • The Fire Department is suspending the following non-emergency services until further notice:
    • Fire prevention presentations
    • Fire station tours
    • Fire truck visits
    • Home safety Inspections
  • Smoke and CO alarm installation assistance will be on a case-by-case basis.

Bloomington Public Schools

  • Closed for the remainder of the 2019-2020 school year. Distance learning began for all early childhood to grade 12 students on March 30.


  • Unavailable until further notice

Public Health immunization clinics

  • By appointment only; Call 952-563-8900

Public Health's "The Nurse Is In" sessions for seniors

  • Cancelled until further notice